Suspicious corrupt transactions of the company connected to the Beridze brothers, high-rank public officials in Adjara
Esia Group LLC has been participating in state tenders since July 2021, receiving 1,869,747 GEL. This company was founded by Irakli Aznaurishvili, a former business partner of Akaki Beridze, director of the Butumi municipal N(N)LE City Infrastructure and Amenities Department.
The Sever company, which has links with Russian businessmen, wins tenders related to the care of stray animals and operation of a landfill without competition in the municipalities of Adjara.
Overlooking the Batumi port on the hill of the village of Salibauri, a company owned by Russian citizens is planning to build a residential area (Salibauri Hills) spanning 16,000 square meters. The project raises red flags which suggest that the Russian citizens used their Georgian partners to donate to the ruling party, shortly after which they received a necessary permit.
Transparency International Georgia continues to examine the legality of ongoing and completed constructions on land plots owned by public officials in Adjara.
Auctions with a single participant and suspicious direct sales – how did the Government of Adjara sell property in the years 2020-2021?
TI Georgia has studied the process of privatization conducted by the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara in the years 2020-2021.
Transparency International Georgia has evaluated how the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara performed its oversight role in 2021-2022 – noteworthy that the Council did not use four out of nine oversight mechanisms.